Utah

Built by the International Smelting and Refining Co. in 1909, the site contained both a copper and a lead smelter. The copper smelter closed in 1946, followed by the closing of the lead smelter in 1972, which was then demolished over the course of the next...

The remains of an internment camp that held 9000 Japanese-Americans during World War II. Remnants at the site consist of concrete slabs and some metal debris, scattered through the brush, at the northwest corner of the dry and sparse agricultural zone around...

The Tree of Utah is an artwork constructed between 1982-1986 by the Swedish artist Karl Momen. The Iranian-born Momen, who painted portraits of Stalin and the Shah of Iran early in his career, later studied with the surrealist painter Max Ernst, and studied...

The Uintah Valley Indian Reservation was established by President Abraham Lincoln in 1861, giving the natives of the area two million acres of a remote valley in northeastern Utah described by Brigham Young as “one vast contiguity of waste.” A federal survey...

The Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR) is a vast military area in northern Utah, the nation's largest combined restricted land and closed "special use" airspace area. It consists of over 19,000 square miles of restricted airspace with 2,675 miles of ground...

Today, the old airbase is abandoned and partially converted to civilian use. In 1943 Wendover Airbase was one of the largest military reserves in the world. 23,000 military personnel were based in 668 buildings and trained on 3.5 million acres of the...

Old bombing range for Wendover Airbase, now part of the Utah Test and Training Range. Much live ordnance is still in the ground on the 800,000 acre range, as well as on Bureau of Land Management land outside of the officially sanctioned practice areas....

Local museum in the historic coal mining district of Carbon County, Utah. Also includes a display of mining machinery in a park a block west of the museum. Located in the amiable small town of Helper, with dramatic rock formations and other topographic...

Westinghouse operates this facility in this remote location to produce chemical components for its Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division, one of the nation’s major suppliers of fuel rod assemblies for nuclear power plants. The zirconium that is milled here is...